Supply Chain Supervisor

General Dynamics Mission Systems Pittsfield , MA 01202

Posted 4 months ago

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in a related field or equivalent experience is required plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience to meet managerial expectations.

Department of Defense SECRET security clearance is preferred at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

Responsibilities for this Position

GDMS has an immediate internal opening for a Supply Chain Supervisor (SCS) for the Surface Systems business segment . The SCS has the overall supervision responsibility of the Supply Chain Management (SCM) Project Procurement Managers (PPMs). The SCS is responsible in leading the PPM team in executing and managing supplier performance as it aligns to the business' needs. To obtain the desired business results requires a combination of leadership skills, strategic thinking, creativity and discipline within Supply Chain and the ability to develop solutions that meet the business needs. The candidate will ensure the development of relationships with vendors/suppliers and will support their maintenance.


  • Supervise PPM resources and efforts supporting Surface Systems Programs while being a champion of SCM initiatives and process improvements required to meet the business goals

  • Supervise and support business segment proposal activities, formulating, approving and implementing SCM strategies

  • Lead the PPM team in the reviews of contractual/supply chain documents for accuracy, performance risk, and conformance with contract terms, conditions, and other provisions and ensures that the supplier will meet the business team objectives prior to signature / acceptance

  • Establish requirements and monitoring measures for suppliers

  • Overall responsibility for procurement related risks and opportunities of the supplier

  • Travel requirement as needed


  • Prepares and reviews high complexity, value and risk purchase orders, contracts and agreements, and ensures all procurement actions which commit the company are properly documented, reviewed and approved consistent with policy and procedure and is able to identify potential risks in terms and conditions

  • Develop and execute Material Release Plan(s)

  • Detailed scheduling, planning and coordination of program material needs as well as tracking and expediting through receipt

  • Yearly, Quarterly & Monthly material forecasting to include material receipt profile & invoicing forecast


  • Ability to plan lead a team in supply chain activities, including planning cost, schedule and technical performance activities

  • Ability to Supervise the planning and establishing of program baselines, and develop key performance indicators, and metrics

  • Ability to be the voice of the supply chain procurement team and clearly communicate across all organization levels and within the team

  • Ability to influence and manage within the matrix organization and supplier community and make a positive impact on others actions, decisions, or points of view

  • Ability to clearly define the business and supply chain objectives and develop a strategic action plan with each objective broken down into tasks and each task having a list of needed resources and a specific timeline

  • Ability to leverage the strength of the business and supply chain team to accomplish the goals and achieve the desired results. Demonstrated ability to motivate team to accomplish the required goals

  • Ability to develop negotiation strategies for and lead the negotiation of contracts and subcontracts that meet or exceed the business needs

  • Demonstrated ability to manage high risk supplier engagements and the ability to recognize and mitigate risks within the supplier base

  • Ability to investigate and correct supply chain interruptions and quality issues

  • Ability to supervise, lead, train and develop a team of PPMs

  • Expert analytical, written and communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to balance numerous simultaneous actions and prioritize accordingly

  • Strong decision making skills with prudent judgment and creativity

  • Knowledge of applicable law/regulations and their application within Supply Chain and Department of Defense procurement (FAR/DFAR previous experience preferred)

  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, specifically focused on Excel

Company Overview

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!

General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran

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